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The Home Orchard

Essential for Anyone Growing Fruit Trees at Home

Item Number: BO541

$24.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$24.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

by Chuck Ingels

Chuck Ingels is the Sacramento County Farm Advisor and is the acknowledged authority on fruit and nut trees in California. This is our go-to book for any orchard questions. If you can buy only one book on the subject, this should be your choice.

Developed especially for backyard orchardists, rare fruit growers, and small scale producers. Focuses on methods that can be used by the hobbyist. A comprehensive look at standard practices as well as some unique practices developed by enthusiasts. The essential book for anyone growing fruit trees at home.

Softcover. 202 pages. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Publication 3485. 2007

Characteristics

Book Format Softback Year Published 2007
Book Format Softback
Year Published 2007

Videos & Articles

Articles

October 22, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Whether your backyard apple tree is producing bushels, or if you bought a lot at your local farmers market or you-pick orchard, it’s time to preserve the harvest!  Some apple varieties are good… read more »
June 29, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Many of our favorite fruits and vegetables require pollinators.  Fortunately you don’t need to keep a beehive to ensure that your fruit trees and vegetable garden produce an abundant harvest of… read more »
May 12, 2015 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Peach leaf curl, also known as curly leaf, curly blight or leaf blister, has been recognized as a common disease since the early 1800s. It is caused by the fungus Taphrina deformans and can affect the… read more »
March 11, 2015 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Nothing is more frustrating than biting into that ripe apple or pear and find brown decay or worse yet, find the culprit, the codling moth worm! Or spending time shelling that walnut and finding no nut,… read more »
March 11, 2015 - Peaceful Valley
It is such a satisfying experience to reach up into an apple tree and pluck a shiny apple from a branch.  Should you take a big, juicy bite and see that the remaining apple in your hand has brown yuck… read more »
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Shipping Weight: 2.00 lbs. Dimensions: 11"L x 8.75"W x 0.75"H

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